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Dimensions of Globaliza- tion. Minneapolis, Minn.: University of Minnesota Press. Ardèvol, Elisenda; Roig, Anoni; San Cornelio, Gemma et al. 2010a. “Playful Prac- tises: Theorising ‘New Media’ Cultural Production.” In Theorising Media and Practice, ed. Birgit Bräuchler and John Postill. New York and Oxford: Berg- hahn, pp. 259-279. Ardèvol, Elisenda, Anoni Roig, Gemma San Cornelio et al. 2010b. “Engagement and creative labour in new media practices.” Paper presented at the EASA con- ference, Maynooth, August 24-27, 2010. Armbrust, Walter. 2007. “New Media and Old

looks more closely from a network analysis perspective, opening up the middle ground between the overwhelming emphasis on agency-enhancement that’s dominated most work on these topics in our region, on the one hand, and, at the other extreme, expansive notions from ‘virtual community’ to the ‘wisdom of crowds’ as general conceptions of what networked communications unleash. In his programmatic article, Anderson links up to new media research (by boyd; Lovink et al.), rather than to references to the public sphere commonly made in the field of new media

A Fractured Soundscape of the Divine Female ‘Preachers’, Radio Sermons and Religious Place-making in Urban Mali DOROTHEA E. SCHULZ INTRODUCTION This chapter takes the notion of ‘soundscape’ as a starting point to examine how the adoption of new media technologies affects the experiential dimensions of religious life in urban areas of southern Mali.1 As a country in which the majori- ty of the population in this area converted to Islam in the course of the last hun- dred years, Mali’s urban landscapes have been deeply shaped by the symbolic

through social media apps to the extent that just about everyone in Malaysia and beyond could see us mourning in cyberspace. Indeed, most family members received condolence messages through social media and the manner in which the funeral was conducted was subject to vivid discussions in these media applications themselves. It was due to these new media of communication that kaima’s death did not come as a surprise to me: one of my elder sisters and a sister-in-law had let me know via Facebook that she had been diagnosed with terminal cancer some months before a

distance and create copresent transnational families3 through “new media”4 (Baldassar 2008; Baldassar et al. 2016; Madianou 2016; Madianou and Miller 2012). An emphasis on webcams and migration tends to lead to the assumption that technology facilitates feelings of proximity, copresence and synchronicity (Köhn 2016: 131; Madianou and Miller 2012). Some researchers investigate the topic through audio-visual explorations of how the platform Skype is used to produce a sense of coresidence and intimacy (Köhn 2014). According to these accounts, the possibility of

anthropology of re- ligion, political anthropology, Islam in Africa, gender studies, media studies, and public culture. Her publications include Perpetuating the Politics of Praise. Jeli Praise Singers, Radios and Political Mediation in Mali (R. Koeppe, 2001), Mus- lims and New Media in West Africa. Pathways to God (Indiana University Press, 2011), and Culture and Customs of Mali (ABC-Clio Publishers, 2012). Georg Stauth had academic positions, lectureships and professorships at the Universities of Alexandria and Cairo (Egypt), Adelaide and Geelong (Australia

Grusin (2000) Remediation: Understanding New Media. Cambridge und London: MIT Press. 300 | Social Media im transnationalen Alltag Bop, Codou (1996) Les femmes chefs de famille à Dakar. In: Jeanne Bisil- liat (Hrsg.), Femmes du sud, chefs de famille. 129–149. Paris und Dakar: Karthala. Bouilly, Emmanuelle (2008) Les enjeux féminins de la migration masculine: Le collectif des femmes pour la lutte contre l’immigration clandestine de Thiaroye-sur-Mer. Politique africaine 109:16–31. Bouilly, Emmanuelle und Nina Marx (2008) Introduction de „Migrations et Sénégal

Gay, Paul; Hall, Stuart; Janes, Linda; Mackay, Hugh (1997): Doing cultural studies. The story of the Sony Walkman. London: Sage in association with The Open Uni- versity. Edah, Clément (2002): Rapport de l’étude sur les radios communautaires au Bénin. PNUD. Cotonou. Online verfügbar unter http://www.onubenin.org/IMG/pdf/ radios-communautaires.pdf, zuletzt aktualisiert am 20.06.2010, zuletzt geprüft am 10.01.2013. Eickelman, Dale F. (1999): New media in the Muslim world. The emerging public sphere. Bloomington Ind. u.a.: Indiana Univ. Press. Eisenstadt